Prince William paid a visit to a crisis centre on Friday to show support to the victims of the deadly West London blaze, which had a death toll that rose to 58 victims.
During the visit, Prince William hugged a distressed woman who had her husband missing after he was trapped in an elevator during the blaze. Such an act broke the royal protocol, which is reserved for handshakes and prohibits touching royal members.
The Royals Donate
Queen Elizabeth II, 91, and her grandson, 34, had paid a visit together on Friday to see the survivors, victims, families and firefighter who were affected by the blaze.
The Royals to the Westway Sports Centre close to the tower. The venue had been a destination for those who would show support to those who were affected by the wildfire engulfed the apartment tower. The two royal members spoke to first responders from the Emergency Services alongside local residents and community representatives.
Moreover, William, Duchess Kate, and Prince Harry were quick to donate to fund to help the families who were affected by the blaze, and in turn, were rendered homeless.
“The tragedy at Grenfell Tower has left a number of local people in need of urgent assistance.” a spokesman for the three royals at Kensington Palace said. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are pleased the Evening Standard’s Dispossessed Fund has immediately swung into action. As residents of the local area, they are keen to offer their immediate support.”
Media Picks At Theresa May Taking Her Time
Prime Minister Theresa May, on the other hand, took time more than the expected to visit the victims of the fire; she took more than 48 hours after the wildfire to visit the victims. Furthermore, she declined to respond to questions about government oversights that might have risen the death toll.